Why dogs once trained to sniff out COVID and weed are now out of business

Over the course of a few days in October 2021, employees at monthly dog ​​toy subscription service provider BARK had to buy the last three bouncers to get into their offices. But Noel, Buddy and Solo had little in common with the rest of New York’s typical nightclubs; rather, the three were beagles trained to … Read more

Several cities in China have reported intentional dog poisoning – Shenzhen being one

During the month of November, there was an increase in reports of unknown persons in China deliberately planting poisons to harm and kill other residents’ dogs. On November 4, a woman in Chengdu, Sichuan Province, told local media that she was walking two dogs within the boundaries of her local community, and both pets had … Read more

When you’re grieving, you may need 3 things that only a dog can give

Editor’s note: Sign up for CNN’s Stress But Less newsletter. Our six-part mindfulness guide will inform and inspire you to reduce stress while learning how to harness it. CNN — When a family came to Koch Funeral Home in Pennsylvania State College to identify a loved one before cremation, Monroe noted — staying back to … Read more

France commemorates heroic dogs with a new memorial

From tracking down suspects in the 2015 Paris terror attacks to fighting extremists in Africa’s Sahel region, dogs have helped French soldiers, police officers and rescue teams save lives for more than a century. In recognition of its four-pawed partners, France unveiled a memorial this week honoring all “civilian and military heroic dogs.” It consists … Read more

AL dog rescue says it has received threats from drag queen story time

Social media bulletin for the previous Drag Queen Story Time at Hard Knocks Rescue and Training in Huntsville, Alabama. Screenshot from Hard Knocks Rescue & Training, Inc. on Facebook Screenshot from Hard Knocks Rescue & Training, Inc. on Facebook The CEO of an Alabama animal rescue says her organization tries to promote messages of love … Read more

Explained: How dogs can sniff and tell if they’re stressed

Stress is a part of everyday life for everyone, and researchers have found that when people are stressed, they produce a different scent that dogs can detect with their sense of smell. A study recently published by the Public Library of Science found that dogs can distinguish between stressful and non-stressful situations by detecting this … Read more